Ketamine Infusion Therapy for Suicide Prevention

Ketamine Infusion Therapy for Suicide Prevention   The statistics on suicide in the United States are appalling. According to the CDC, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States today; statistically speaking, you or someone you know is twice as likely to die by suicide as by homicide.[1] For young people […]

Ketamine Clinics of LA: How to tell if someone has PTSD and treatment options

How to Recognize if Someone You Love Suffers from PTSD Today, we tend to think of PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, as an issue for combat veterans returning from military deployment. In fact, PTSD can happen to anyone who has been involved in any type of traumatic event, including, but not limited to,  traffic […]

Is Ketamine Involved with Opioid Receptors?

New Study: Does Ketamine Work Like an Opioid? The American Journal of Psychiatry indicates that ketamine may activate opioid receptors responsible for controlling pain, reward responses, and addictive behaviors. Although still just a theory, researchers at Stanford University who conducted the study believe this could explain why ketamine has proven to be so effective as a […]

How to Choose the Best Ketamine Provider

Ketamine Infusion

IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy has the potential to revolutionize treatment for serious and debilitating mood disorders such as depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and PTSD, as well as chronic pain. And to achieve successful outcomes with ketamine—as with all medical procedures—it is absolutely critical that this treatment only be administered by an experienced physician or psychiatrist. […]

Ketamine Infusions – PTSD treatment for sexual trauma

Ketamine Therapy: Can It Help Survivors of Sexual Assault? Sexual assault is an intensively invasive act of violence that can—and often does—leave deep and long-lasting scars, both physical and mental. It is, simply put, a personal invasion of the body and the mind that can completely undermine the victim’s feeling of control and safety. Because […]

Ketamine Therapy Shows Promise for Treating Alcoholism

Alcoholism Treatment Option Alcohol addiction is one of the most difficult addictions to overcome and can be deadly. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, an average of 88,424 alcohol-related deaths were reported in 2006 through 2010 in the United States alone. Many alcoholics resort to rehab, recovery programs, and even prescription drugs […]

Ketamine Infusion Therapy Helps Treat Heroin Addiction

Drug Addiction Treatment Behavioral and pharmacological treatments are currently used to treat heroin addiction but these approaches can only help to restore a certain degree of normalcy to the brain after the brain has been rewired from drug use. Now, some studies are suggesting the drug ketamine could play a role in helping break the cycle […]

Low Dose Ketamine Therapy Used as Treatment for Cocaine Dependence

Cocaine Addiction Treatment with Ketamine  Individuals addicted to cocaine often have difficulty breaking the habit because of the severe withdrawal symptoms they experience. Cravings for the drug can be so strong that it’s almost impossible for the addict to stop using or regulate their usage. The cravings can take over the addict’s life because repeated use […]

Medical Community Recognizes Positive Effects of Ketamine for Depression

For several decades, millions of Americans suffering from depression and anxiety-related disorders have turned to antidepressants or other prescription medications to control their symptoms. While prescription medication can help in some cases, it is not without its side effects and risk of dependency. Scientists and researchers  have started to recognize Ketamine Therapy as a viable […]

Can Ketamine Infusions Really Help Depression?

Depression Help More than 16 million Americans suffer from depression and it continues to be one of the most common mental health problems in the United States. While antidepressants are typically the first line of defense for many sufferers, some patients with depression experience uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous side effects from prescription drugs — or […]